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This Math Question Baffled The Internet - Can You Solve It?

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Danielle Andrew

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clockOct 10 2015, 15:06 UTC
2867 This Math Question Baffled The Internet - Can You Solve It?
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For the unlucky Scottish teens taking the recent higher Maths paper, the questions provided by the Scottish examining Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) were deemed so hard, the passing mark was lowered to just 34%.

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A perfect example of just how tough the exam was is made clear by the following question about an alligator and its prey.

 

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Can you solve it?

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For the answer check out DLBmaths video explaining how to find it step by step, and you can take a look at the full paper here.

 

 

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[H/T Gizmodo]